How does FTC Decarbonizer work?

What is FTC Decarbonizer? FTC Decarbonizer is a combustion enhancer that readily disperses fuel to play a catalytic role during the combustion process. As scientifically accepted, some elements act as catalysts and help promote combustion. FTC Decarbonizer contains Ferrous Picrate, which produces Fe++ions, which are proven to be one of the most effective for combustion. FTC Decarbonizer is a true ‘Combustion Catalyst’ in liquid form Treatment Ratio from 1:1600 to 1:10,000 No change to fuel specifications ensuring acceptance by OEM’s What does FTC Decarbonizer...

How to remove, prevent and stop rust

Knowing how to remove, prevent and stop rust is a never-ending challenge. Rust is just one of those problems that won’t magically go away by itself, and when its ignored, it slowly turns into a much bigger and more expensive problem. In years gone by, when things started to rust, or when rust prevention was needed, it seemed the only way to slow it down was to get messy with the good old “Fish Oil and Lanolin", or so called ...

Diesel Injector Testing

Your vehicle has done over 100 000 kms and you're being told that it’s time to start looking at a new set of diesel injectors... But is this really the case? A lot of the time, unless you have had your diesel injectors tested and deemed faulty, then you're replacing them for no reason!  Dirty or worn injectors will usually affect the performance of the vehicle. This performance loss won’t be detected initially, but as further deposits build up, the...

Bulk fuel treatment that delivers results!

As a fleet operator or a large diesel user, you’ll undoubtedly have an ongoing interest in keeping your operating costs under control. At Cost Effective Maintenance, we can help by offering proven cost reduction initiatives. Many bulk fuel users are seeing first hand that even though the diesel being delivered is of a high quality they are still having long term maintenance problems.  The cost of replacing parts due to excessive carbon and soot build-up is becoming an ever-increasing yearly...

How to use a DPF cleaner

DPF filters have been around for well over 10 years now in the trucking industry and it’s no secret that the team at Cost Effective Maintenance have saved drivers thousands of dollars in replacements, repairs and downtime. To avoid DPF problems from happening and to help clean a blocked DPF filter the best thing you can do is to understand how to use a DPF cleaner. So what happens when your DPF warning light comes on the dashboard and won't...

Why does my DPF filter need cleaning?

Owners of diesel-powered cars, utes and 4x4’s are likely to see a dramatic increase in the need for DPF filter cleaning. This is directly related to travel restrictions enforced by the Coronavirus epidemic, which has seen many vehicles restricted to short drives only…   Restricted driving and short trips are just two of the many reasons that DPF filters start to block and need cleaning. Adding FTC Decarbonizer to your diesel will safely remove soot and carbon from exhaust areas, fixing DPF...

Diesel Smoke tells YOU a Story…

Diesel Smoke tells YOU a Story Diesel smoke (like blowby and oil use) is a worrying engine symptom which indicates that an engine is not running well, and its service life is likely to be shortened considerably, unless remedial action is taken. Basically, smoke from a diesel engine indicates that something is not right. It should be taken as an indication that there is a problem existing (or developing), that will potentially shorten the engine life, or result in unnecessary costs....

Hilux D4D bad fuel Injector Problem

Like all new vehicle dealers, Knight’s Toyota (Leongatha, VIC) service their customers vehicles, but these days, they do something a little different. After first using CEM’s products to successfully address specific problems  in this case a Hilux D4D fuel injector problem . They realized that there was an opportunity to improve their customers’ vehicle performance and driveability by incorporating some of CEM’s products during routine servicing. CRD Fuel Enhancer will help eliminate D4D Injector Problems. Satisfaction Guaranteed  Simply add CRD Fuel...

Toyota DPF problems

If you’re the owner of a Toyota with a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), you’ve probably experienced first-hand some of the issues associated with the less-than-impressive DPF system. Cost Effective Maintenance has helped many Toyota Hilux owners, with out-of-warranty vehicles, rectify their DPF issues by using FTC Decarbonizer. FTC Decarbonizer fixes Toyota DPF problems. Adding FTC Decarbonizer to your diesel will safely remove soot and carbon from exhaust areas, fixing DPF regenerating problems. FIND OUT MORE What is the problem with Toyota DPFs, how can...

How to fix engine blow by

According to Brid Walker, of Cost Effective Maintenance, “There’s a big window of opportunity on how to fix engine blow by problems, before serious engine wear occurs. Most drivers can easily tell when thing aren’t quite right, for example, the engine is... Getting tired and down on power Starting to breathe heavy Using more oil  than usual Excess exhaust smoke Engine blow-by, smoke and oil use are related issues that, if ignored, can turn into very expensive repairs. Fortunately, in over 80% of  cases this can...